Unfortunately in the fast paced world that we live in, too many people do not give themselves enough time to sit at a dinner table, what to say about using real dinnerware and actually enjoying good food.
To the flipside, people in many parts of the world are also coming around and are re discovering the art of eating. To a great extent we have to thank reality TV programs like “Cooking Channel” and “Food Network” for these changes and maybe in the near future everybody will have to catch up with proper table etiquette again.
Bone China sets like Royal Albert, Mikasa, Noritake and Lenox are not only expensive, but even though it is probably, due to its porcelain qualities, the strongest type of dinnerware available, it has its limitations with all the gilding and enamel finishes. Apart from that, we want to relax during dinner and formal dinnerware should be kept for special occasions.
Did you know every 1 person that has a job needs 8 other persons to serve them in one or the other way? That is how working communities are formed.
Pay attention to your own reaction next time you see something in a store that you like.
Linkie, our daughter has prepared food and plated it on one of my porcelain plates.
The handle, knob or lug of a mug, pitcher, casserole dish or teapot should not just fit comfortably and easily in the average hand, but it must be well attached and designed in a way that it will not burn one’s hands during handling.
Snug fitting lids.
The lid should stay in place when the tea is served.
Stacking dishes on kitchen shelves and dishwashers.
Considerations to glazes and decorating methods are absolutely crucial.
Materials that are toxic in general daily use, like lead (which is illegal to use in dinnerware) or barium will always be toxic even when buried in glazes and should be avoided, even when it may bring beautiful glaze colors.
Well painted and glazed stoneware shaker.
Hand building Porcelain Dinnerware online class.
If you are a potter working in any clay medium, you may benefit from our classes. If you are a teacher of pottery students, you may want to inform your students about this opportunity and if you are a porcelain collector ( particularly if you just start your first collections), buyer, gallery or shop owner, you may benefit from these online classes, because not only will you gain knowledge of the making process of porcelain, but it may help you making informed decisions.